The new branch office of ERMA FIRST in Korea was ceremoniously opened in Busan, on Saturday (17th March) by members of the management board and Magna Mare, the company’s Korean agents, in the presence of customers, politicians and coworkers.
ERMA FIRST designs and manufactures innovative Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) in compliance with the latest legislation. After having delivered satisfactory results and in an effort to expand the company’s services worldwide, considering the overwhelming demand for its systems and services, ERMA FIRST advanced its provisions, in cooperation with its local agent Magna Mare, with the addition of brand new joint allocation offices in the heart of the maritime city of Busan.
Konstantinos Stampedakis, Managing Director & Director of Research, Development and Engineering Dpt. of ERMA FIRST, explained how the new office underpins both the proximity to the company’s existing client base in Korea and its ambition to offer its expertise in all key maritime centres around the globe. More specifically he said: “We believe that our new offices in such an important, market wise, location will expand our services range, will allow us to further provide our support to all Korean shipyards and will also enable us to respond to real-time demand.”
The opening of the new branch office in Korea is fully in line with the company’s long-term growth strategy, which is being promoted not only on a national but also on a global level.